What Contractors Absolutely Need to Know About the New AIA A201 and ConsensusDocs Contract DocumentsName: What Contractors Absolutely Need to Know About the New AIA A201 and ConsensusDocs Contract DocumentsDate: October 17, 2017Time: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDTRegistration: Register NowEvent Description:The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently updated its A201 general conditions and related agreements for the first time in a decade. ConsensusDocs, which is written and endorsed by 40 organizations, including AGC and owners groups, also recently updated its most used agreements. Learn what is new and different about these documents, different negotiation strategies, and how you can leverage these updates in your next contract. Even if you do not use standard industry contracts, these updates will definitely impact what is coming in future contract requirements. This seminar will cover:
- Critical new language including: payment; termination; time and delays, notice, insurance requirement, means and methods, submittals and much more
- Learn contract negotiation strategies in making modifications to standards documents and leveraging the differences between the two standard document provisions
- Understand the new AIA A201, agreements, and insurance exhibit.
Attorney Ron Ciotti, Hinckley Allen: Member of the AGC of America A201 Review CommitteeRon has substantial experience representing general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, and owners/developers in construction-related matters. He also has broad experience in construction transactional work, drafting and negotiating contract documents for all types of project delivery including, integrated project delivery and other highly collaborative delivery methods, design-bid-build, design build, CM-at-Risk, and other more traditional methods.
Ron is a nationally recognized speaker and has presented on a myriad of construction related topics, on behalf of over 50 different organizations, including, the Associated General Contractors of America, Construction SuperConference, Construction Management Association of America, Associated Builders and Contractors, ConsensusDocs, National Business Institute, Lorman Educational Services, Build Boston, Associated General Contractor chapters in Nevada, Massachusetts, Virginia, New Hampshire, and Maine.
Attorney Brian Perlberg, AGC of America: Contract Document Specialist & Staff Director for ConsensusDOCSBrian Perlberg is Senior Counsel for Construction Law & Contracts for AGC of America, where he handles all construction law and contract matters. Mr. Perlberg also serves as the Executive Director & Senior Counsel for ConsensusDocs, a coalition of 40 leading construction organizations. Mr. Perlberg is on the ABA Forum on the Construction Law Steering Committee for the Contract Documents, the Executive Committee for the National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee (NCDRC) of the Arbitration Association of America (AAA), and the Board for Construction SuperConference Board. Mr. Perlberg has been recognized by ENR as a top legal voice.
- James Apodaca, Commodore Builders: Chairman of the AGC of America Project Delivery Committee
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